Definitions for loverˈlʌv ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lov•erˈlʌv ər(n.)

  1. a person who is in love with another.

  2. a person who has a sexual or romantic relationship with another.

  3. Category: Common Vocabulary

    Ref: paramour (def. 1). 1

  4. a devotee of something:

    a lover of music.

Origin of lover:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. lover(noun)

    a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

  2. fan, buff, devotee, lover(noun)

    an ardent follower and admirer

  3. lover(noun)

    a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lover(noun)ˈlʌv ər

    sb who likes sth or likes doing sth

    art/music/theater lovers

  2. loverˈlʌv ər

    a person sb is having a sexual relationship with

    her husband's lover


  1. lover(Noun)

    A person who loves another person, a sweetheart.

  2. lover(Noun)

    A sexual partner.

  3. lover(Noun)

    A person who loves something; connoisseur.

  4. Origin: From lover, lovyere, derivative of loven, lovien, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lover(noun)

    one who loves; one who is in love; -- usually limited, in the singular, to a person of the male sex

  2. Lover(noun)

    a friend; one strongly attached to another; one who greatly desires the welfare of any person or thing; as, a lover of his country

  3. Lover(noun)

    one who has a strong liking for anything, as books, science, or music

  4. Lover(noun)

    alt. of Lovery


  1. Lover

    "Lover" is a popular song written by Richard Rodgers, with words by Lorenz Hart. It was featured in the movie Love Me Tonight. Les Paul's version was a guitar instrumental released by Capitol Records in 1948. It has a french title Partout Toi. Frank Sinatra has recorded it twice in 1950 and 1961 but Peggy Lee took ownership in 1952 and it featured in that year's version of the movie The Jazz Singer which she appeared in.Cliff Richard has recorded it on his album Listen to Cliff!.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. LOVER

    An ardent admirer who says, "Yes, dearest, I will shovel the snow of the lake so that we can go skating!" and, after marriage remarks, "What! Shovel the snow off the walk for you? Well, I should say not! I'm no chore boy." Hell is paved with good intentions--also asbestos. M A fool and his wife are soon parted. See Alimony. MAGAZINE A receptacle for explosives, literary or mechanical.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lover' in Nouns Frequency: #1407

Translations for lover

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who enjoys or admires or has a special affection for something

an art-lover; He is a lover of sport; an animal-lover.

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